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Modal Jazz Composition and Harmony, Vol. 2
Modal Jazz Composition and Harmony, Vol. 2 Modal Jazz Composition and Harmony, Vol. 2
Ron Miller - Advance Music

The goal of Modal Jazz Composition & Harmony, Volume 2 is to continue the dissemination of information that presents a path of study for the aspiring jazz composer. Where Volume 1 of the book emphasized

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Jazz Arranging
Jazz Arranging Jazz Arranging
Norman David - Scarecrow Press, Inc.

An excellent course in arranging methods to be used in jazz studies programs or as a reference manual for musicians.  The text features a historical overview of jazz ensemble instruments and their... view details
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Arranging Songs
Arranging Songs Arranging Songs (How to Put the Parts Together)
Rikky Rooksby - Hal Leonard Corporation

This book is an essential manual of techniques for recording a song. It explores arranging essentials such as grouping instruments effectively, using multi-track recording, artfully layering parts, achieving a... view details
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Music Composition
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Music Composition The Complete Idiot's Guide to Music Composition
Michael Miller - Alfred Music Publishing

Learn how to compose music the easy way! This book shows you how to compose with chords-first and melody-first, methods for developing simple melodic motifs and themes into longer compositions, tips for... view details
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Exploring Jazz Arranging
Exploring Jazz Arranging Exploring Jazz Arranging (An Interactive Guide to the Techniques and Aesthetics)
Chuck Israels - Hal Leonard Corporation

Perfect for both new and experienced arrangers, this book/CD-ROM set covers concepts that guide the beginner and stimulates new thinking among more seasoned musicians. The musical examples are creative and... view details
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Music Composition for Film and Television
Music Composition for Film and Television Music Composition for Film and Television
Lalo Schifrin - Berklee Press

Learn film-scoring techniques from one of the great film/television composers of our time. Lalo Schifrin shares his insights into the intimate relationship between music and drama. The book is illustrated with... view details
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Something Borrowed, Something Blue
Something Borrowed, Something Blue Something Borrowed, Something Blue (Principles of Jazz Composition)
Andy Jaffee - Advance Music

This book is a broad survey of the wider principles of harmony, form, adaptation, and developmental technique underlying jazz composition in its various instrumental formats. It examines compositions ranging... view details
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Teaching Music Through Composition
Teaching Music Through Composition Teaching Music Through Composition (A Curriculum Using Technology)
Barbara Freedman - Oxford University Press

This books offers a practical, fully multimedia curriculum designed to teach basic musical concepts through the creative process of music composition.  Music educator Barbara Freedman presents

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Composing for the Cinema
Composing for the Cinema Composing for the Cinema (The Theory and Praxis of Music in Film)
Ennio Morricone & Sergio Miceli - Scarecrow Press, Inc.

In Composing for the Cinema: The Theory and Praxis of Music in Film, Morricone and musicologist Sergio Miceli present a series of lectures on the composition and analysis of film music.  Adapted from several... view details
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Composing Our Future
Composing Our Future Composing Our Future (Preparing Music Educators to Teach Composition)
Michele Kaschub & Janice Smith - Oxford University Press

In order to prepare pre-service teachers and meet the needs of practitioners in the field, music teachers and educators need resources to guide the development of curriculum, specific courses, professional

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Music Outside the Lines
Music Outside the Lines Music Outside the Lines (Ideas for Composing in K-12 Music Classrooms)
Maud Hickey - Oxford University Press

An informative and practical resource for all who are invested in making music composition an integral part of curriculum. Author Maud Hickey offers both a well-grounded justification for teaching music

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Composition in the Digital World
Composition in the Digital World Composition in the Digital World (Conversations with 21st Century American Composers)
Robert Raines - Oxford University Press

In this series of personal interviews with some of the most prominent composers of ... view details

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Composing and Arranging for the Contemporary Big Band
Composing and Arranging for the Contemporary Big Band Composing and Arranging for the Contemporary Big Band
Bill Dobbins - Advance Music

Dedicated to jazz writers Clare Fischer, Bill Holman and Bob Brookmeyer, this substantial book by renowned arranger and author Bill Dobbins presents detailed analyses of eight big-band originals by Dobbins

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Tonal Counterpoint for the 21st-Century Musician
Tonal Counterpoint for the 21st-Century Musician Tonal Counterpoint for the 21st-Century Musician (An Introduction)
Teresa Davidian - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

Students today have grown up in the age of digital technology. As a result, they process information in radically different ways than preceding generations. They like their information fast and consider

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Arranging for Horns
Arranging for Horns Arranging for Horns (A Berklee Guide)
Jerry Gates - Berklee Press

Arrange and write for a horn section! In this book, aspiring arrangers will learn how to add saxophones and brass to a rhythm section ensemble. The capabilities and characteristics of the most common

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Interactive Composition
Interactive Composition Interactive Composition (Strategies Using Ableton Live and Max for Live)
V.J. Manzo & Will Kuhn - Oxford University Press

Interactive Composition empowers readers with all of the practical skills and insights they need to compose and perform electronic popular music in a variety of popular styles. The book begins by

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Everything We Do Is Music
Everything We Do Is Music Everything We Do Is Music
Barry Russell - C.F. Peters Corporation

Everything we do is music contains more than 50 fun, hands-on and thought-provoking activities, each taking a work by John Cage as a starting point and exploring the links between music, dance,

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Why and How to Teach Music Composition
Why and How to Teach Music Composition Why and How to Teach Music Composition (A New Horizon for Music Education)
Maud Hickey - Rowman & Littlefield Publishing

Offers a philosophical foundation and rationale for teaching music composition, while discussing the teacher's role in composition instruction. Based on the Northwestern University Music Education

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Music Composition for Teens
Music Composition for Teens Music Composition for Teens (A Graded First Course)
Adriana Janse van Rensburg - Creative Music Class

This book contains explorative activities in listening, composing and performing for the creative teacher who wishes to either introduce or expand composition in the music class. It is a graded course

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Music Composition for Teens : A Graded Second Course
Music Composition for Teens : A Graded Second Course Music Composition for Teens : A Graded Second Course
Adriana Janse van Rensburg - Creative Music Class

This is the second course in the series and further explorative activities in listening, composing and performing. It is a graded course ranging from the simplest of rhythmic and pitch activities to more

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Contemporary Counterpoint
Contemporary Counterpoint Contemporary Counterpoint (Theory & Application)
Beth Denisch - Berklee Press

Use counterpoint to make your music more engaging and creative. Counterpoint - the relationship between musical voices - is among the core principles for writing music, and it has been central to the study

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Chord Bingo
Chord Bingo Chord Bingo (For Players of All Chord Instruments)
Dick Sheridan - Centerstream Publications

Chord Bingo is a game-like method for learning how chords are constructed and how to form them yourself on any chord instrument - guitar, banjo, ukulele, mandolin, keyboard, and others. It's a

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Modern Contrapuntal Technique
Modern Contrapuntal Technique Modern Contrapuntal Technique
Gordon Delamont - Kendor Music, Inc.

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Jazz Composition and Arranging in the Digital Age
Jazz Composition and Arranging in the Digital Age Jazz Composition and Arranging in the Digital Age
Richard Sussman and Michael Abene - Oxford University Press

Perfect for undergraduate and graduate jazz composition and arranging courses, as well as seasoned professionals, Jazz Composition and Arranging in the Digital Age is a comprehensive and practical

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